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One Spark Takes Off: ‘The World’s Crowdfunding Festival’ Happening Now in Jacksonville, Florida

Worlds Largest Crowdfunding Festival

Look out, SXSW, because Austin has some competition. Now in its second year, One Spark– a five-day event that brings artists, entrepreneurs, and leading experts together for a celebration of crowdfunding – is putting Jacksonville, Florida on the map of entrepreneurial, creative cities. One Spark 2014, billed as the “World’s Largest Crowdfunding Festival,” opened on April 9… Read More

Crowdsource Week Announces Event in Brussels


Crowdsourcing Week (CSW) announces the CSW Summit in Brussels on June 5-6, 2014, the first in a series of global summits planned for 2014. The two-day summit with BNP Paribas Fortis as a premier partner will be the first of its kind in Brussels. The event will connect an expanding crowdsourcing community in Belgium to… Read More

Technoport Schedules Live Crowdfunding Event at Annual Conference


The Technoport 2014 conference gathers together entrepreneurs, investors, business leaders, students, researchers and troublemakers. Organizers aim to stimulate technology-led innovation to meet global challenges.  The membership group based in Trondheim, Norway, wants to be a catalyst for future innovation and entrepreneurs. As part of this year’s event there will be a live crowdfunding “experiment”. The four… Read More

Coastal Shows Schedules Crowdfund Real Estate Summit

Coastal Shows New

Event organizer Coastal Shows has announced their next crowdfunding summit.   Crowdfund Global Expo (CFGE) Crowdfund Real Estate Summit and the co-located CFGE Crowdfund Entrepreneur Summit will take place in Austin, Texas this coming May. “This summit will present a two-day comprehensive deep dive into new opportunities presented by crowdfunding, providing attendees with access to… Read More

Silicon Valley to Host Crowdfunding Experts


The second annual Silicon Valley Crowdfunding Conference  will take place later this week in Palo Alto, California.  Crowdfunding advocates will gather to discuss the state of the industry and also recognize the anniversary of the signing on the JOBS Act two years ago – legislation that put into motion an entirely new and innovative form… Read More

ECFA Canada Schedules Inaugural Conference

ECFA Conference

The Equity Crowdfunding Alliance of Canada (ECFA Canada) has scheduled their first conference for what is expected to be a series of events across the country.  ECFA Canada was formed only recently and with the recently and has picked up momentum with the announced regulatory proposals for Canadian investment crowdfunding. ECFA Canada is represented by… Read More

Cybersecurity Agenda Released for SEC Roundtable


Previously announced in February, The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) today announced the agenda and panelists for this Wednesday’s (March 26, 2014) roundtable on the issues and challenges cybersecurity presents for market participants and public companies.  The roundtable will be held at the SEC’s headquarters in Washington D.C., and is open to the public on… Read More

Silicon Valley Crowdfunding Event to Take Place in April

SV Crowdfund

This year venture capitalists poured more money into Crowdfunding: Indiegogo $40million, Crowdtilt $23 million, Teespring $20 million, over $83 million in January. Since Kickstarter first launched its crowdfunding platform in 2009, funders have now pledged over one billion dollars on projects all before its fifth birthday. Today the crowdfunding platform continues to assert its dominance… Read More

Property Investing & Crowdfunding Event Set in Asia

Co Assets

CoAssets will be organizing South East Asia’s inaugural Expo for Property Investing & Crowdfunding (EPIC) this coming July.   The  2-day event aims to promote greater awareness on the potential of real estate crowdfunding in Asia as well as to connect developers and buyers seeking for funds – to crowdfunders. “Since CoAssets was launched in… Read More

Crowdfunding Bootcamp to Include Master Class & Certification

Crowdfunding Convention and Bootcamp

The 3rd Annual Global Crowdfunding Convention and Bootcamp, scheduled to take place October 23-24, 2o14, is now offering a Crowdfunding Master Class certification. Attendees will have an opportunity to sign up for one of several sessions which will provide training from top experts and coaches along with tools on how to implement what is learned…. Read More

Demystifying The JOBS Act: How Startups Can Raise Capital with Equity Crowdfunding (Deck)

Demystifying the JOBS Act Screen

Last Thursday, March 13th, Crowdfund Insider, along with equity crowdfunding platform ReturnOnChange, hosted two of the leading legal experts on the JOBS Act and investment crowdfunding for a presentation and discussion. Taking place at the Center for Social Innovation in New York City, Sam Guzik, of Richardson Patel, and Georgia Quinn, of Seyfarth Shaw, reviewed… Read More

Crowdsunite Leader Organizes Class on Rewards Based Crowdfunding

New York Crowdfunding Networking

Taking place on April 1st in New York City, Alex Feldman, CEO and founder of Crowdsunite, has organized a session to train individuals on how to operate a rewards based crowdfunding campaign.  The event is titled Reward Crowdfunding:  Everything You Need to Know for Success, and will also be taped by Reality Crowd TV.  So… Read More

Crowdsourcing Week 2014 Global Conference Prepares for Singapore


The Crowdsourcing Week 2014 Global Conference wants to aid a whole new generation of thinkers, innovators and leaders to learn and practice a crowd-centric business approach. Taking place in Singapore from April 7-11, 2014 the week-long event, themed “Crowd-Impact: Empowering Transformation”, is designed to help business leaders transform their organisations from within, with a little… Read More

CEO of MedTech Crowdfunding site angelMD to Present at Texas Life Science Venture Forum

Tobin Arthur

  Tobin Arthur, CEO of angelMD, will be participating on a crowdfunding panel as part of the Texas Life Science Venture Forum.  The event is hosted by BioHouston, Rice Alliance for Technology and Entrepreneurship, and the Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Institute. angelMD is a crowdfunding  platform that connects physicians and medical startups in the field of… Read More

LAUNCH Hackathon Offers Big Prizes, Accepting Applicants Now

Hackathon Logo 2014

LAUNCH Festival was started only a few years ago by Jason Calacanis but it has become one of the biggest startup events of its kind.  The concept was actually started as the TechCrunch50 conference when Calacanis and Michael Arrington decided to partner up back in 2007.  After a few years the two parted company but… Read More

Real Estate Platform Prodigy Network Talks Social Media & Crowdfunding

BD Bacata Over $170 Million Crowdfunded Prodigy Network

As part of Social Media Week, held in New York this month, real estate crowdfunding site Prodigy Network will lead the conversation on, “Crowdsourcing and Crowdfunding: A Social Media Revolution In Real Estate,”  Prodigy Network will explore the impact social media has on the real estate industry through crowdfunding and crowdsourcing. “We have learned that… Read More

One Spark Crowdfunding Festival Set to Grow

One Spark 2014

Crowdfunding Festival held in Jacksonville, Florida Captures $3.25 Million in Private Investment. One Spark, self described as the world’s crowdfunding festival, has announced a number of private venture capital firms and partners have joined with Jacksonville Jaguars owner, Shad Khan, to increase potential investment funding for One Spark creators participating in the April 9 –… Read More

Crowdfunding Champion Congressman McHenry to Keynote at Crowdfund Global Expo

Congressman Patrick McHenry

Representative Patrick McHenry, a Republican from North Carolina, is set to deliver the Crowdfund Global Expo Keynote at next week’s event in San Diego. The legislator who has been a persistent champion of crowdfunding will be addressing the proposed rules regarding aspects of the JOBS Act.   The conference is being organized by Coastal Shows and… Read More

Outlook for Debt and Equity Crowdfunding to be Discussed at Crowdfund Global Expo

Crowdfund Global Expo

Crowdfunding Leaders Gather in San Diego at The Crowdfund Global Expo January 30-31. The securities crowdfunding industry is leading the charge for huge changes to capital formation, wealth building and investing. In September 2013, the SEC implemented rules governing Title II of the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, which allows for companies to advertise… Read More

BayPay Forum Holds Crowdfunding Event in Silicon Valley

BayPay Forum

Sponsored by bancbox and Orrick, BayPay Forum is organizing an evening event in Silicon Valley to discuss crowdfunding and the various aspects of the JOBS Act.  T The gathering will host a group of panelists to discuss the  disruption of the investment market and how this will change the landscape of fundraising as we know… Read More